About Vancouver Dietitians

Vancouver based Registered Dietitians Alexandra Inman and Stephanie Dang

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We would like to acknowledge that the land on which Vancouver Dietitians operates is the traditional unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, specifically the shared traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion as well as dedicated to treating all of our Vancouver Dietitians team, colleagues, clients, and community with care, respect, and dignity. We warmly welcome any feedback you may have on how we can improve our diversity and inclusion values and actions.

 

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Meet The Team

Vancouver based Registered Dietitian Alexandra Inman

Alex Inman
Registered Dietitian

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Alex's areas of practice:
 

  • Digestive Health:

    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    • Celiac disease

    • Crohn's disease & Colitis (IBD)

    • Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, etc.

  • Plant-based nutrition​

  • Nutrient deficiencies (e.g. iron, vitamin D, vitamin B12)

Alexandra (Alex) Inman, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and co-founder of Vancouver Dietitians. She has years of experience as a clinical dietitian with Fraser Health where she has experience in Outpatients, Diabetes, Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Maternity (to name a few!). Alex graduated with honours from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Food, Nutrition, and Health, where she also completed her Dietetics degree, including her internship with Vancouver Coastal Health. She is also currently completing her Master of Public Health degree at Brock University.

 

Alex believes in lifelong learning, and is always staying on top of the latest, best available nutrition research and education to help serve her clients better. Alex has completed the training to become a Modulife provider for the Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet. She has also completed the Monash University 'Low FODMAP Diet for IBS' online training course for health professionals.

 Alex is a weight-inclusive practitioner. She believes in focusing on health gain rather than weight loss, and that health and wellness are worthwhile goals no matter your body shape or size. She takes great pride in helping her clients ditch dieting and build a positive relationship with food and exercise. 

When she's not working, you can find Alex experimenting with new recipes in her kitchen, buying way too many plants, trying a new exercise class, or exploring the North Shore mountains. 

Vancouver based Registered Dietitian Stephanie Dang

Stephanie Dang
Registered Dietitian

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Stephanie's areas of practice:

  • Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating (youth & adult, gender and trans inclusive practice)

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Hormone Imbalances

  • Women's Reproductive 
    Health & Fertility

  • Sports Nutrition for high performance athletes
     

Stephanie Dang, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, and co-founder of Vancouver Dietitians. Stephanie graduated with her dietetics degree from the University of British Columbia with honors, and did her dietetic internship with Vancouver Coastal Health. Stephanie has also completed the PCOS Training Course for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

Stephanie has years of experience as a clinical dietitian at BC Children's Hospital, working primarily in Gastroenterology and Eating Disorders. She also has years of experience as a Sports Dietitian with high performance athletes at the Richmond Olympic Oval, MINT Club Athletics, Orenda Talent Agency, and Supra Academy. She works with teams such as Volleyball Canada, UBC Rowing, BC Rugby, BC Speed Skating, Karate BC, Richmond Swim Club, Fusion Soccer Club, and more.
 

She also does nutrition consulting work with companies such as COBS Bread, Whole Foods, Rogers Grains, Alligga, and the Whole Kids Foundation.

Stephanie is passionate about helping clients reach their nutrition goals, and reminds everyone that eating should be delicious, enjoyable, and stress-free! In her free time, you can find Stephanie trying new restaurants, experimenting in her kitchen, and road biking around the lower mainland!

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Katie MacDonald
Registered Dietitian

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Katie’s areas of practice:
 

  • Digestive Disorders

  • Disordered Eating

  • Home Tube Feeding 

  • Cardiovascular Disease 

  • Diabetes Management 

 

Katie MacDonald BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and the newest member of the Vancouver Dietitians team. Katie grew up in Calgary, Alberta and moved to Nova Scotia to complete her Dietetics degree with honours and dietetic internship with Acadia University. Eager to start her career, she moved back out West to work for Fraser Health and has been loving it ever since. Katie has taken every opportunity to grow and diversify her skillset through working in the hospital, outpatient clinics, home health and long-term care facilities.  

Katie is a weight-inclusive dietitian and has experience in acute and chronic disease, cardiovascular disease, oncology, neurodegenerative diseases, eating disorders, disordered eating and digestive disorders. Though she has well-rounded experience, her greatest passion is for digestive health as she views this as a central component of social, emotional, and physical health. As someone who has struggled herself with IBS, she knows how isolating and confusing it can be not knowing what will trigger a flare up in symptoms and the feeling of lack of trust in your body. Since learning how to manage her symptoms with a multifaceted approach, she is motivated to help you do the same! Through comprehensive assessment, Katie can help you identify the root cause of the problem to help you make confident food choices, restore your relationship with food and live a vibrant life.
 
Katie can translate nutrition science in a way that is fun and unique to you. She wants you to leave her sessions feeling heard - striving to help you achieve your goals, your way. She never passes up a chance to watch a sunset and when she is not working, you can catch her exploring the trails of beautiful BC. 

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Caroline Klemens
Registered Dietitian

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Caroline’s areas of practice:
 

  • Weight management

 

Caroline is a mother to three adult daughters, past semi-pro athlete, and registered dietitian. Soon, it will be 30 years that Caroline has dedicated herself to guiding clients on their journey to a healthier life. She believes that
your knowledge and mindset are the key drivers to any change, including weight release. Even if you think you have tried it all, Caroline invites you to explore mindful and intuitive eating strategies with her to help you experience
the satisfaction of reaching your goals.

 

She stands for women not struggling with their food choices and weight anymore. Her driving force is to disrupt the dieting industry and do away with quick fixes that promise improved health and weight loss.


After cycling across Canada, she learned that anything is possible if it is broken down into manageable steps. She has the ability to help her clients find the answers to question they never knew they had.


After becoming accidentally overweight she has released the weight and founded a program to help women do the same. Coupled with three decades of experience she has helped countless people step back into their magnificence to live the rest of their life to their full potential.


Outside of work Caroline loves to recharge by connecting with nature and going on a stroll in the woods or on a ride with her bicycle group. The closeness to nature is what drew her from Toronto to Vancouver. Caroline obtained her Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Applied Human Nutrition from Toronto Metropolitan University.

Vancouver based Registered Dietitian Ally Choo

Ally Choo
Registered Dietitian

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Ally's areas of practice:

  • Disordered Eating & Eating Disorders

  • Intuitive Eating

  • Plant based nutrition
     

Ally Choo, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia. Ally received her undergraduate degree with honours from the University of British Columbia and completed her dietetic internship with Providence Health Care.

Ally has a wide variety of clinical experience, including General Outpatients, Diabetes, Medicine, Surgery, Renal Disease, Oncology, Chronic Pain and Intensive Care. Currently, she is working as the clinical dietitian for the Fraser South Eating Disorders program.

Ally believes that change starts with one small decision. In her practice, she helps her clients achieve their health and wellness goals by coaching them on how to form simple, tiny habits that will lead to lasting results. By conducting a thorough nutrition assessment and using the best available nutrition evidence, Ally individualizes her nutrition recommendations to fit her client’s unique (and often busy!) lifestyles.

Ally prides herself in being a weight neutral practitioner and practices from a gender and trans inclusive lens. She believes that health is attainable at any weight, shape or size and believes that all bodies deserve dignity and respect. Like Alex, Ally focuses on health gain rather than weight loss and finds passion in helping her clients find food freedom. Ally has completed the Evelyn Tribole's Intuitive Eating Pro Skills Training and is in the process of becoming an Intuitive Eating Counsellor. Ally has also completed the following additional trainings: Intuitive Eating Pro Skills 6 Week Training, Intuitive Eating Helm Publishing Self-Study Intuitive Eating Course & Exam, ED for RDs: Eating Disorder Education for Registered Dietitians Course, Marci Evans Nutrition Counseling for Eating Disorders, Marci Evans Digestive Disorders & Eating Disorders: A Complicated Mix, and Sanyas Indigenous Cultural Safety Course 

 
In her free time, you can find Ally hiking trails with her pup, performing at an open mic, trying new restaurants, or enjoying a yoga class.

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Gloria Sun
Registered Dietitian

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Gloria's areas of practice:

  • Cardiovascular health

  • Diabetes management

  • Cancer prevention & recovery

  • Plant-based nutrition

Gloria Sun, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and Ontario. Gloria graduated the University of British Columbia with honours and completed her dietetic internship with Vancouver Coastal Health and University Health Network in Toronto.

 

Gloria has a wide range of experience in a variety of areas, including clinical and outpatient areas, which has allowed her to thoroughly support her clients with a comprehensive lens. Aside from heart, diabetes and cancer health, Gloria's experience also includes liver, lung, kidney, gut health and a variety of other concerns from allergies/intolerance to gout to arthritis. 

 

Gloria enjoys meeting clients where they are at and helping them form simple, realistic and sustainable long-term goals and solutions. She takes a weight-neutral, non-judgmental stance and takes into account your personal preferences. Gloria likes teaching clients foundational food skills so that they can confidently make food choices. She also likes helping clients explore what true enjoyment and satisfaction with food can look like for them personally.

 

Currently, Gloria is working at the University of British Columbia as the Manager of Nutrition and Wellbeing.

 

In her free time, you can find Gloria spending time with family and friends, cooking, searching for good tunes and going to pilates classes.

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Skye Moore
Social Media Manager

Skye Moore is currently completing a degree in dietetics at the University of British Columbia. She is entering her final year of the program which includes completing her dietetic internship with Fraser Health and Interior Health. 

 

Skye works as our Social Media Manager to create recipes along with food photography and videography. Her passion in life is food and it is her goal as a future RD to get people excited about nourishing their bodies with delicious foods. 

 

In her free time, you can find Skye experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, going on walks with friends, reading and trying to find the best oat latte in Vancouver.